CIPHER is an international urban contemporary lifestyle brand offering luxurious footwear for an emerging group of international hipsters and global lifestyle connoisseurs. Based in Hong Kong, where international metropolitan living manifests the dynamic fusion of East and West culture, CIPHER is an expression of life in the Brave New World.
A lifestyle brand that embodies elements of contemporary art, street, and high fashion; Canadian-born designer Collin Thompson works with a fluid group of individuals of international backgrounds that produce progressive footwear for an diverse and international clientele of creative urbane individuals. This emerging group of international hipsters and global lifestyle connoisseurs crave contemporary urban fashion with an international perspective and a pop-culture twist. CIPHER is the cultural sponge that absorbs the global zeitgeist and turns the shared beliefs of our peer group of contemporary urban designers, artists, musicians, and lifestyle connoisseurs – into tangible products that galvanize a transnational culture of modern lifestyle enthusiasts.
The vision of CIPHER is to bring the world unique designer-driven products that echo the fluidity of modern cosmopolitan living. A reflection of our own lives; CIPHER is the voice of the well-traveled, culturally aware, modern, urbane individual who seeks a fresh take on the inspiring cultures of our global village. No matter what city, or cultural tribe you belong to, CIPHER is a brand that echoes your lifestyle.
The first footwear collection was launched in Holiday 2008, which led to further successes in Spring/Summer 2009, conquering retail stores throughout Tokyo’s Harajuku area, as well as Lane Crawford in Hong Kong. Future plans include expansion into handbags, women’s shoes, and small leather goods.
See all the new collection at: cipherism.com